Titre : Eiríkur Hansson: skáldsaga frá Nýja ...
Éditeur : Oddur Björnsson, Akureyri, Iceland and Copenhagen, Denmark
Three volume series published 1899-1903. Description: 3 volumes/b. (, 120 p./s.; 157,  p.s.; 159,  p./s.) ; 20 cm/sm. Series. Formáli meistara Carls Küchlers: p./s. -2. Contents/Efni:: 1: Bernskan -- 2: Baráttan -- 3: Þráin. Condition: Text block shaken, moderate rubbing to edges, otherwise Very Good in half leather and pebbled black cloth (hardcover). Subjects: Wetern [i.e. North American] icelanders/ Vestur-Íslendingar; New Iceland/Nýja-Ísland; Fiction/Skáldsögur; Küchler, Carl, 1869-1945. Reerenced in Hjartar, p. 61. The author was "one of those few Western Icelandic writers who gained popularity on both sides of the Atlantic" (Neijmann, The Icelandic Voice, , p. 146). He came to Canada at a young age. Neijmann states "the author creates a folklore, a body of legends for the West Icelanders . . .". His novel of Nova Scotia "has considerable cultural and historical value" (see Einarsson, History or Icelandic Prose Writers, p. 241). The author "emigrated from Iceland to Nova Scotia with his parents at age nine; became a schoolteacher in western Canada, 1889; after his retirement lived at Elfros, Saskatchewan (Kirkconnell, Canadian overtones)". Referenced in Hjartar, page 61. Rare Canadiana series published abroad. N° de réf. du libraire 36233
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